How Much Water You Should Drink for Your Weight

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Every cell tissue and organ in our body requires water to function properly. Most of our body is made of water and proper intake is necessary for our health.

Staying properly hydrated is also beneficial if you want to lose weight. Because when our body is dehydrated our metabolism slows down and lead to gaining more weight. According to Web MD, “being even 1% dehydrated can cause a significant drop in metabolism.”

Other then that water can help you prevent overeating. You can do so by consuming water right before a meal. According to Mercola, “Chronic dehydration may affect your organs and lead to kidney stones, cholesterol problems, constipation, and liver, joint, and muscle damage.”

How much water should I be drinking?

Take your weight, multiply by 67% (2/3) to calculate how many ounces of water you should drink on a daily basis. For instance, if you weigh 133 lbs, you should drink around 89 ounces of water daily. Account for exercise. It is advisable to add 12 ounces of water to your daily intake for every half an hour of physical activity ( moderate to heavy exercise)

100 pounds –> 67 ounces
110 pounds –> 74 ounces
120 pounds –> 80 ounces
130 pounds –> 87 ounces
140 pounds –> 94 ounces
150 pounds –> 100 ounces
160 pounds –> 107 ounces
170 pounds –> 114 ounces
180 pounds –> 121 ounces
190 pounds –> 127 ounces
200 pounds –> 134 ounces
210 pounds –> 141 ounces
220 pounds –> 148 ounces
230 pounds –> 154 ounces
240 pounds –> 161 ounces
250 pounds –> 168 ounces

Tips for Staying Hydrated

You can add citrus fruits to your water which will make it delicious to drink. Also slowly increasing the amount of water on a daily basis will help you get more comfortable to drink larger quantities.

Source: Female Fit Body

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